George Soros’ recently pledged to invest $500 million dollars in refugees, but investing in refugees is currently a confusing and little understood market for investors. We explore existing and future impact investing solutions, and chat to Techfugees’ COO Joséphine Goube about what investors should be looking for.
ClearlySo Founder Rod Schwartz explores the boundaries of impact investing and the fact that what is social to one person might be “the root of all evil” to another.
Rod Schwartz argues that large companies who seek to (legally) avoid tax should rethink their strategy if they wish to continue to operate, thanks to growing pressures from the public and investors.
ClearlySo’s Tamsin Chislett makes the case for why we shouldn’t assume impact investing means sub-market returns, highlighting the need for a diverse impact investing ecosystem.
The social enterprise sector is fearful of being jilted by Theresa May and her team, but now could be the time for it to flourish on its own, argues Rodney Schwartz.
Mark Cheng and Laura Kromminga from Ashoka’s Hybrid Finance team highlight three companies that demonstrate the potential of mobile technology to open up new business models for some of the world’s poorest customers.
In the face of increasing global uncertainty and instability, businesses must adapt how they operate in order to thrive. We take a look at some big name brands who are putting sustainability at the core of their business model in response to 21st century challenges.
In this guest blog, Adam Lent of Ashoka – a leading international organisation focused on social innovation – discusses using private finance to generate social change with Caroline Anstey, Global Head of UBS and Society.